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==Bandsaw #1==
 
==Bandsaw #1==
 
[[File: Bandsaw_1.JPG|200px|thumb|right|Bandsaw #1]]
 
[[File: Bandsaw_1.JPG|200px|thumb|right|Bandsaw #1]]
This is an extremely large bandsaw which is normally used for cutting metal stock or sheets.
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This is an extremely large bandsaw which is normally used for cutting soft metal (aluminum) and plastics.
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Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the [[Safety and Manuals]] section.
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This machine is covered under the Metal-1 training.  Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.
  
 
===Machine Info===
 
===Machine Info===
 
This machine is a Powermatic Model 87.     
 
This machine is a Powermatic Model 87.     
 
The manual can be found here [http://makerspace.tulane.edu/images/4/4d/Model_87_BANDSAW_1986.pdf Powermatic Band Saw manual (.pdf)]  Another version can be found here [http://makerspace.tulane.edu/index.php/File:Powermatic_87_gray.pdf Powermatic Band Saw manual v.2 (.pdf)] 
 
 
Click here [[PPE]] for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.
 
  
 
Replacement blades for this saw should be 149" to 152" long, up to 1" wide.
 
Replacement blades for this saw should be 149" to 152" long, up to 1" wide.
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==Bandsaw #2==
 
==Bandsaw #2==
 
[[File: Bandsaw_2.JPG|200px|thumb|right|Bandsaw #2]]
 
[[File: Bandsaw_2.JPG|200px|thumb|right|Bandsaw #2]]
This bandsaw may be used for cutting smaller metal stock or plastic.
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This bandsaw should be used for cutting steel only.
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Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the [[Safety and Manuals]] section.
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This machine is covered under the Metal-1 training.  Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.
  
 
===Machine Info===
 
===Machine Info===
 
This machine is a Craftsman model 351-243981.   
 
This machine is a Craftsman model 351-243981.   
 
Manuals can be found at [http://makerspace.tulane.edu/index.php/File:Sears_18_band_saw_351-243981.pdf Craftsman band saw]
 
 
Click here [[PPE]] for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.
 
  
 
Replacement blades for this saw should be 133" long, and 3/16" to 1" wide.
 
Replacement blades for this saw should be 133" long, and 3/16" to 1" wide.
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[[File: Bandsaw_3.JPG|200px|thumb|right|Bandsaw #3]]
 
[[File: Bandsaw_3.JPG|200px|thumb|right|Bandsaw #3]]
 
This is a large bandsaw specifically used for cutting wood.  It should not be used to cut materials other than wood, as they will very quickly wear out the blade.  Small wood cuts should be made on Bandsaw #4, also located in the Wood Shop.
 
This is a large bandsaw specifically used for cutting wood.  It should not be used to cut materials other than wood, as they will very quickly wear out the blade.  Small wood cuts should be made on Bandsaw #4, also located in the Wood Shop.
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Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the [[Safety and Manuals]] section.
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This machine is covered under the Wood-1 training.  Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.
  
 
===Machine Info===
 
===Machine Info===
 
This machine is a Jet model JWBS-16B.   
 
This machine is a Jet model JWBS-16B.   
 
Manuals can be found at [http://makerspace.tulane.edu/index.php/File:Jet_16_inch_band_saw_JWBS-16B.pdf Jet band saw]
 
 
Click here [[PPE]] for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.
 
  
 
Replacement blades for this saw should be 123" long.
 
Replacement blades for this saw should be 123" long.
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==Bandsaw #4==
 
==Bandsaw #4==
 
[[File: Bandsaw_4.JPG|200px|thumb|right|Bandsaw #4]]
 
[[File: Bandsaw_4.JPG|200px|thumb|right|Bandsaw #4]]
This is a small bandsaw specifically used for cutting wood.  It should not be used to cut materials other than wood, as they will very quickly wear out the blade.  Larger wood cuts should be made on Bandsaw #3, also located in the Wood Shop. This is a small saw, best for detail work. Maximum cut depth is 4.5" and the throat is 9.5" wide
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This is a small bandsaw specifically used for cutting wood.  It should not be used to cut materials other than wood, as they will very quickly wear out the blade.  Larger wood cuts should be made on Bandsaw #3, also located in the Wood Shop. This is a small saw, best for detail work.
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Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the [[Safety and Manuals]] section.
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This machine is covered under the Wood-1 training.  Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.
  
 
===Machine Info===
 
===Machine Info===
 
This machine is a Craftsman model 321-214000.   
 
This machine is a Craftsman model 321-214000.   
  
Manuals can be found [[http://makerspace.tulane.edu/index.php/File:Craftsman_351-214000_10_inch_band_saw.pdf Small Craftsman bandsaw]]
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Maximum cut depth is 4.5" and the throat is 9.5" wide
 
 
Click here [[PPE]] for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.
 
  
 
Replacement blades for this saw should be 70.5" long and up to 1/2" wide.  They can be ordered from Fastenal or McMaster.
 
Replacement blades for this saw should be 70.5" long and up to 1/2" wide.  They can be ordered from Fastenal or McMaster.
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==Horizontal Bandsaw #1==
 
==Horizontal Bandsaw #1==
 
[[File: Jet_414458.jpg|200px|thumb|right|Horizontal Bandsaw #1]]
 
[[File: Jet_414458.jpg|200px|thumb|right|Horizontal Bandsaw #1]]
This is a powerful bandsaw specifically used for cutting metal or plastic rods, tubes, and pipes.  It is designed to automatically shut off when the cut is completed, and it has a clamp to hold the stock while it's cutting. Be sure to place a waste container under the chute that directs chips away from the cutting area.  Stock up to 5" wide can be cut.  The blade in the machine is optimized for metal and plasticDo not use it to cut wood.
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This is a powerful bandsaw specifically used for cutting metal or plastic rods, tubes, and pipes.  Do not use it to cut wood.
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Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the [[Safety and Manuals]] section.
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This machine is covered under the Metal-1 trainingUsers who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.
  
 
'''Be ''very'' mindful of the location of center of gravity when moving this tool on its built-in wheels.  Use the handle, but don't lift it more than a couple of inches off the ground, or the CG will be behind the wheels and the machine will topple.  '''
 
'''Be ''very'' mindful of the location of center of gravity when moving this tool on its built-in wheels.  Use the handle, but don't lift it more than a couple of inches off the ground, or the CG will be behind the wheels and the machine will topple.  '''
  
 
===Machine Info===
 
===Machine Info===
This machine is a Jet model 414458.
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This machine is a Jet model 414458.
  
The manual can be found here  [http://makerspace.tulane.edu/images/3/34/Jet_Horizontal_band_saw_model_414458_manual.pdf Jet Horizontal Band Saw manual (.pdf)]  
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This saw is designed to automatically shut off when the cut is completed, and it has a clamp to hold the stock while it's cutting. Be sure to place a waste container under the chute that directs chips away from the cutting area.   
  
Click here [[PPE]] for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.
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Stock up to 5" wide can be cut.  The blade in the machine is optimized for metal and plastic.  Do not use it to cut wood.
  
 
Replacement blades for this saw should be 64.5" x 0.5" and can be ordered from Amazon.  Recommended metal cutting blade is Bosch BS6412-24M
 
Replacement blades for this saw should be 64.5" x 0.5" and can be ordered from Amazon.  Recommended metal cutting blade is Bosch BS6412-24M

Revision as of 22:25, 27 May 2017

Bandsaw #1

Bandsaw #1

This is an extremely large bandsaw which is normally used for cutting soft metal (aluminum) and plastics.

Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the Safety and Manuals section.

This machine is covered under the Metal-1 training. Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.

Machine Info

This machine is a Powermatic Model 87.

Replacement blades for this saw should be 149" to 152" long, up to 1" wide.

Bandsaw #2

Bandsaw #2

This bandsaw should be used for cutting steel only.

Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the Safety and Manuals section.

This machine is covered under the Metal-1 training. Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.

Machine Info

This machine is a Craftsman model 351-243981.

Replacement blades for this saw should be 133" long, and 3/16" to 1" wide.

Bandsaw #3

Bandsaw #3

This is a large bandsaw specifically used for cutting wood. It should not be used to cut materials other than wood, as they will very quickly wear out the blade. Small wood cuts should be made on Bandsaw #4, also located in the Wood Shop.

Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the Safety and Manuals section.

This machine is covered under the Wood-1 training. Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.

Machine Info

This machine is a Jet model JWBS-16B.

Replacement blades for this saw should be 123" long.

Bandsaw #4

Bandsaw #4

This is a small bandsaw specifically used for cutting wood. It should not be used to cut materials other than wood, as they will very quickly wear out the blade. Larger wood cuts should be made on Bandsaw #3, also located in the Wood Shop. This is a small saw, best for detail work.

Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the Safety and Manuals section.

This machine is covered under the Wood-1 training. Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.

Machine Info

This machine is a Craftsman model 321-214000.

Maximum cut depth is 4.5" and the throat is 9.5" wide

Replacement blades for this saw should be 70.5" long and up to 1/2" wide. They can be ordered from Fastenal or McMaster.

Horizontal Bandsaw #1

Horizontal Bandsaw #1

This is a powerful bandsaw specifically used for cutting metal or plastic rods, tubes, and pipes. Do not use it to cut wood.

Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the Safety and Manuals section.

This machine is covered under the Metal-1 training. Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.

Be very mindful of the location of center of gravity when moving this tool on its built-in wheels. Use the handle, but don't lift it more than a couple of inches off the ground, or the CG will be behind the wheels and the machine will topple.

Machine Info

This machine is a Jet model 414458.

This saw is designed to automatically shut off when the cut is completed, and it has a clamp to hold the stock while it's cutting. Be sure to place a waste container under the chute that directs chips away from the cutting area.

Stock up to 5" wide can be cut. The blade in the machine is optimized for metal and plastic. Do not use it to cut wood.

Replacement blades for this saw should be 64.5" x 0.5" and can be ordered from Amazon. Recommended metal cutting blade is Bosch BS6412-24M